Alun Donovan

Alun Donovan

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 05/10/1955 (61)
Place Of Birth Abercrave
Height 173cm / 5' 8"
Weight 79kg / 12st 6lbs

Alun Donovan, a centre, played 106 games for Cardiff 1983/84 - 1987/88. He represented Wales on five occasions, making his debut against Australia in Sydney in June 1978.

Alun also represented Wales Youth and Wales B and Breconshire, Swansea, Abercrave and Cheltnam. In the season 1997/8 he became the backs coach at Bridgend.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1983/1984 31 25 1 5 5 0 0 0 20  
  1984/1985 32 27 2 3 6 0 0 0 24  
  1985/1986 37 28 2 7 4 0 0 0 16  
  1986/1987 35 23 2 10 5 0 0 0 20  
  1987/1988 31 20 2 9 6 0 0 0 24  
  Total 166 123 9 34 26 0 0 0 104  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1983 Glasgow & District CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 9  
  12/10/1983 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 6  
  15/10/1983 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 19  
  19/10/1983 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  22/10/1983 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 7  
  26/10/1983 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 26 - 26  
  29/10/1983 Moseley CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 10  
  05/11/1983 Leicester Tigers CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 29  
  09/11/1983 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 25  
  12/11/1983 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 16  
  19/11/1983 Senghenydd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 3  
  03/12/1983 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  10/12/1983 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 20  
  17/12/1983 Treorchy CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 4  
  24/12/1983 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 10 - 34  
  26/12/1983 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  31/12/1983 Coventry CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 46 - 10  
  07/01/1984 Moseley CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 20  
  14/01/1984 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 17  
  28/01/1984 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 7  
  11/02/1984 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 16  
  15/02/1984 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  25/02/1984 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 9  
  03/03/1984 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 61 - 18  
  10/03/1984 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 16  
  17/03/1984 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 21  
  24/03/1984 Scarlets CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 6  
  31/03/1984 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 17  
  14/04/1984 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 15  
  21/04/1984 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 52 - 16  
  28/04/1984 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 19  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  29/07/1984 Bangkok National XV CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 60 - 28  
  02/08/1984 Royal Bangkok Sports Club CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 88 - 3  
  01/09/1984 East District CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 54 - 6  
  05/09/1984 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 6  
  12/09/1984 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 26  
  15/09/1984 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  22/09/1984 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 19  
  29/09/1984 Garryowen CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  06/10/1984 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 3  
  17/10/1984 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  24/10/1984 Australia CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  31/10/1984 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  03/11/1984 Leicester Tigers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 21  
  07/11/1984 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 13  
  28/11/1984 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  01/12/1984 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  22/12/1984 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 13  
  26/12/1984 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 12  
  29/12/1984 Coventry CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 12 - 6  
  01/01/1985 Crawshays CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 24  
  12/01/1985 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 12  
  26/01/1985 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  02/02/1985 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 13  
  23/02/1985 Neath CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 12  
  27/02/1985 South Glamorgan Institute CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 9  
  09/03/1985 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 24  
  15/03/1985 Bective Rangers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 25  
  23/03/1985 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  06/04/1985 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 20  
  10/04/1985 South Wales Police CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 0  
  13/04/1985 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 16  
  27/04/1985 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1985 Bangor CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  11/09/1985 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  14/09/1985 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 27  
  18/09/1985 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 6  
  21/09/1985 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 13  
  28/09/1985 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 12  
  02/10/1985 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 3  
  12/10/1985 Fiji CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 15  
  30/10/1985 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 15  
  06/11/1985 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 7  
  08/11/1985 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  16/11/1985 South Glamorgan Institute CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 16  
  23/11/1985 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  27/11/1985 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  30/11/1985 South Wales Police CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 6  
  07/12/1985 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  14/12/1985 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 17  
  21/12/1985 Pencoed CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  26/12/1985 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 4  
  01/01/1986 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 12  
  04/01/1986 Moseley CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 13 - 7  
  11/01/1986 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 24  
  18/01/1986 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  25/01/1986 Neath Athletic CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  04/03/1986 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 16 - 16  
  08/03/1986 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 12  
  15/03/1986 Ebbw Vale CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 16 - 19  
  22/03/1986 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  29/03/1986 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 24  
  02/04/1986 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 30  
  12/04/1986 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 25  
  19/04/1986 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 22  
  26/04/1986 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 21  
  30/04/1986 Pontypool CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 27 - 19  
  21/05/1986 Crimson Tide CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 19  
  24/05/1986 James Bay CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 18 - 18  
  28/05/1986 British Columbia CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 16  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1986 East District CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 9  
  10/09/1986 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 27  
  13/09/1986 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 24  
  20/09/1986 Coventry CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 4  
  24/09/1986 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 12  
  27/09/1986 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 26  
  04/10/1986 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 19  
  08/10/1986 Bridgend Ravens FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 29  
  11/10/1986 Northampton Saints CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 4  
  18/10/1986 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 25  
  22/10/1986 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  25/10/1986 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 19  
  29/10/1986 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 28  
  01/11/1986 Leicester Tigers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 10  
  08/11/1986 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 24  
  15/11/1986 Treorchy CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  22/11/1986 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 16 - 16  
  26/11/1986 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 15  
  10/12/1986 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 19  
  20/12/1986 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  26/12/1986 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 28  
  27/12/1986 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  01/01/1987 Bath Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 21  
  24/01/1987 Llanharan CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 14  
  21/02/1987 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 19  
  06/03/1987 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 0  
  14/03/1987 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 27  
  28/03/1987 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  30/03/1987 South Glamorgan Institute CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 12  
  11/04/1987 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  18/04/1987 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 24  
  25/04/1987 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 7  
  02/05/1987 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 15  
  25/05/1987 Valencia RC CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 16  
  28/05/1987 Valencia RC CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 68 - 4  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1987 Taffs Well CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 4  
  05/09/1987 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 15  
  09/09/1987 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  12/09/1987 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 35  
  16/09/1987 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  19/09/1987 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 21  
  26/09/1987 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  10/10/1987 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  02/12/1987 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 0  
  05/12/1987 Swansea FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  12/12/1987 London Welsh FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 21  
  19/12/1987 Aberavon Quins FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 0  
  28/12/1987 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 25  
  02/01/1988 Bath Rugby FH 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 9  
  09/01/1988 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 10  
  16/01/1988 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 10  
  30/01/1988 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  13/02/1988 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  19/02/1988 South Wales Police CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 6  
  27/02/1988 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  01/03/1988 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  12/03/1988 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 17  
  16/03/1988 Penarth CE 2 0 0 0 8 W 55 - 19  
  02/04/1988 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 27  
  09/04/1988 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 13  
  16/04/1988 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 41  
  23/04/1988 Rosslyn Park CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 22  
  30/04/1988 Nottingham CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 12  
  22/05/1988 Northcote CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 10  
  25/05/1988 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 28 - 32  
  29/05/1988 Wellington Centurians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 32  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0  

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